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Family: Trichonotidae Sanddivers



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Trichonotus arabicus Arabian sand diver Western Indian Ocean 14.5 TL 1994
Trichonotus blochii Bloch's sand diver Eastern Indian Ocean to W 14.3 SL 1875
Trichonotus cyclograptus Bengal sand diver Eastern Indian Ocean 11.0 SL 1890
Trichonotus elegans Long-rayed sand-diver Western Indian Ocean 18 SL 1984
Trichonotus filamentosus Western Pacific 15 SL 1867
Trichonotus halstead Gold-bar sand-diver Western Pacific 15 TL 1996
Trichonotus marleyi Western Indian Ocean 19 TL 1936
Trichonotus nikii Western Indian Ocean 11.4 SL 1966
Trichonotus setiger Spotted sand-diver Western Pacific. 22 TL 1801
Trichonotus somaliensis Somalian sand diver Western Indian Ocean 8.3 SL 2012



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